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VICIOUS RUMORS Confirmed For Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

Veteran San Francisco Bay Area metallers VICIOUS RUMORS have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place March 10-11, 2006 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada, Spain. The festival billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): BEHEMOTH FEAR FACTORY GAMMA RAY IN EXTREMO ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, JUDAS PRIEST, DEF LEPPARD Concert Attendance Figures Revealed

The following are a few select recent heavy metal/hard rock concert attendance figures, as reported by Billboard magazine: Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, BRAND NEW SIN Venue: Electric Factory City/State: Philadelphia, Pa. Date: Oct. 22, 2005 Attendance: 1,758 Capacity: 2,250 Artist/Event: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Venue: Hampton Beach Casino City/State: Hampton, N.H. Date: Oct. 29, 2005 Attendance: ...

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FEAR FACTORY To Tour Europe With SLAYER?

FEAR FACTORY are looking at possibly touring Europe with SLAYER in March 2006, the group's drummer Raymond Herrera revealed in a brand-new interview conducted by HeavyMetalSource.com. During the interview, Raymond also spoke about the group's songwriting process for their last two albums, his gaming business and his drumming influences. Raymond also said that ...

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BEHEMOTH: Australian Support Acts Announced

According to HailMetal.com, industrial-tinged extremists THE AMENTA and the new leaders in Australian black metal THE FUROR have been confirmed as the opening acts for Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH on their upcoming Australian tour. The dates are as follows: Jan. 06 - Enigma Bar, Adelaide (w/ THE AMENTA, THE FUROR, BEYOND MORTAL DREAMS) ...

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THE CENTURY FAMILY Releases 'Metal For The Masses Volume Four'

Continuing the highly successful "Metal for the Masses" series, the Century Family unseals "Metal for the Masses Volume Four", once again exclusive to Hot Topic locations nationwide. The two-disc compilation contains 40 tracks totaling over two hours of music. The artwork for "Volume Four" incorporates the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to stunning effect and ...

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ANGTORIA To Begin Recording Debut Album This Weekend

ANGTORIA, the new Swedish/British orchestral/metal band formed by female singer Sarah Jezebel Deva (CRADLE OF FILTH, THERION, MORTIIS), composer Chris Rehn (ABYSSOS) and Tommy Rehn (MOAHNI MOAHNA), will enter Sidelake Studios in Sundsvall, Sweden on Saturday, November 19 to begin recording their debut album, "God Has A Plan For Us All", tentatively due in April ...

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DARK FUNERAL: Swedish Dates Announced

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have lined up the following dates in their homecountry during February: Feb. 24 - Stockholm, SWE – Klubben Feb. 25 - Malmö, SWE – KB Feb. 26 - Göteborg, SWE – Kåren As previously reportd, DARK FUNERAL's new album, "Attera Totus Sanctus", entered the Swedish national chart at position No. ...

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KING DIAMOND: Support Acts Announced For European Tour

KING DIAMOND have announced the opening bands for their upcoming European tour, which is scheduled to take place in April/May 2006. The Scandinavian leg of the tour will feature LOCH VOSTOK and SECRET SPHERE, while support on the rest of the trek will come from GRIFFIN and one more as-yet-undisclosed act. Exact cites and dates ...

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FEAR FACTORY Confirmed For Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

FEAR FACTORY have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place March 10-11, 2006 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada, Spain. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include TWISTED SISTER, GAMMA RAY, MASTERPLAN, BEHEMOTH, IN EXTREMO, MONSORROW and TO/DIE/FOR. More confirmations will be announced ...

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UNLEASHED 'Ordered Off' X-MASS FESTIVALS Tour

Swedish death metallers UNLEASHED have posted the following message on their official web site: "Since the beginning of this year we have announced and promoted our confirmed participation on the X-Mass tour 2005 [with HYPOCRISY, EXODUS, NAGLFAR, WINTERSUN and FEAR MY THOUGHTS]. "According to the promoter Metallysee, Nuclear Blast Records have now sponsored the tour ...

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BEHEMOTH Embark On Headlining Canadian Tour; New Video Posted Online

Polish extreme metal titans BEHEMOTH once again conquered North America on the highly-acclaimed Blackest of the Black tour, composed of an all-star cast that included DANZIG, CHIMAIRA, HIMSA, MORTIIS and THE AGONY SCENE. This was the group's third U.S. tour in support of their most recent, critically-acclaimed record, "Demigod". BEHEMOTH immediately embarked on a lengthy ...

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BEHEMOTH Confirmed For Spain's ATARFE VEGA ROCK Festival

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH have been confirmed for next year's edition of the Atarfe Vega Rock festival, set to take place March 10-11, 2006 at Nave Medina Elvira in Atarfe, Granada, Spain. Other bands scheduled to appear at the festival include TWISTED SISTER, GAMMA RAY, MASTERPLAN, IN EXTREMO, MONSORROW and TO/DIE/FOR. More confirmations will be ...

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DISSECTION To Play Two Exclusive Shows Based On Classic Albums

Reactivated Swedish death metallers DISSECTION will play two exclusive headlining concerts focusing solely on the old songs. The first show is scheduled for December 30 at Kolingsborg (The Shrine) in Stockholm, Sweden (with special guests BEHEMOTH), while the second one will take place on January 28 at the Winternoize Festival in Osnabrück, Germany. These shows ...

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DARK FUNERAL Working With DRAGON PRODUCTIONS

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have posted the following message on their official web site: "We have decided to let Dragon Productions handle all of our bookings in Europe. This means that they will also be in charge of booking our upcoming tour throughout Europe as well as any and all future European shows/tours. "Dragon ...

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BEHEMOTH, MARTYR, NEURAXIS Confirmed For TROIS-RIVIÈRES METALFEST

BEHEMOTH, MARTYR and NEURAXIS are among the confirmed acts for the fifth annual Trois-Rivières Metalfest, set to be held November 11-12, 2005 at the Maquisart in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada. The festival billing is shaping up as follows: Friday, November 11, 2005: 06:40 p.m. - STRIGAMPIRE 07:10 p.m. - PAROXYSM 07:45 p.m. - BENEATH THE MASSACRE ...

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GOD FORBID's FURY OF THE FALL Tour Recap

GOD FORBID are currently in the midst of the highly-successful Decibel magazine-sponsored Fury of The Fall tour with MESHUGGAH, THE HAUNTED and MNEMIC, which is the group's first U.S. trek in support of their highly-acclaimed new conceptual opus "IV: Constitution of Treason". The album entered The Billboard 200 chart at No. 119 in its first ...

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BEHEMOTH: Australian Tour Dates Announced

According to PyroMusic.net, Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH will be playing a string of shows in Australia in January 2006. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jan. 06 - Enigma Bar, Adelaide Jan. 07 - The Esplanade Hotel, Melbourne Jan. 08 - The Tote, Melbourne ***special under 18s afternoon show*** Jan. 10 - Black Betty’s, ...

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EXHUMED: Fall/Winter Tour Dates Announced

EXHUMED have announced fall/winter tour dates in support of their upcoming release, "Garage Daze Re-Regurgitated", to be issued on Parasitic Twin Records, distributed via Relapse Records. These West Coast gore fiends will kick off their five week tour on October 27 in Aptos, CA. Throughout the course of the tour, EXHUMED will share stages with ...

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BEHEMOTH Frontman Checks In From BLACKEST OF THE BLACK Tour

Polish black metallers BEHEMOTH are currently in the middle of their most prestigious U.S. tour with DANZIG, CHIMAIRA, HIMSA, MORTIIS and THE AGONY SCENE. The band have just hit the East Cost. Mainman Nergal checks in from the road with the following statement: "This tour has been great success for us. Every night we play ...

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DARK FUNERAL Confirmed For Spain's PIORNO ROCK Festival

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have been confirmed for the Piorno Rock festival, set to pake place November 12 in Malaga, Spain. During this festival appearance, the band will, for the first time ever, perform some of their new songs from their upcoming album, "Attera Totus Sanctus". In other news, DARK FUNERAL will contribute a ...

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